Community intervention to improve knowledge and practices on commonly used drugs.

@article{Kafle2010CommunityIT,
  title={Community intervention to improve knowledge and practices on commonly used drugs.},
  author={Kumud Kumar Kafle and Shiba Bahadur Karkee and Naveen Shrestha and Radha Raman Prasad and Gajendra Bahadur Bhuju and Prabhakar Lal Das and B D Chataut},
  journal={Kathmandu University medical journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={8 29},
  pages={
          29-34
        }
}
BACKGROUND World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that about half of all medicines are inappropriately prescribed, dispensed and sold and about half of all patients fail to take their medicines properly. OBJECTIVE The overall objective of the study was improving use of medicines in the community by creating awareness among different target groups. MATERIALS AND METHODS It was a pre-post comparison of intervention implemented at the community level in purposively selected Bhaktapur… CONTINUE READING

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